1. ANMIG Twitter Chat (Elaine Franco)
2. Call for nominations: CLA Technical Services New Leader Award -
extended (Elise Y Wong)
Do you want to know about ALCTS? Are you a new member of ALCTS or are you
considering joining? If you want to learn more about the division and how it
can expand your knowledge and skills in collection management and technical
services, please join the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG) on
September 29th from 3 to 4 p.m. EST to discuss how ALCTS will help you to
get started on your professional development journey. Carolina Delgado and
Katy Holder, Co-Chairs of ANMIG, will be hosting the chat. We also have a
special guest joining us, Keri Cascio, our ALCTS Executive Director, who
will be helping us in answering all your questions.
If you would like to send us questions on the topic beforehand, please
submit them to the moderators by twitter or email: Carolina Delgado
(@cadelgad or delga...@oclc.org<mailto:delga...@oclc.org>) and Katy Holder
katy.peppel.hol...@gmail.com<mailto:katy.peppel.hol...@gmail.com> ). We will
ask the questions during the chat. ANMIG twitter chats will follow a similar
format to other library chats (e.g. #libchat). Moderators will tweet out
questions starting with Q [number of question] (e.g. Q1, Q2, and Q3).
Followers will tweet back the answers using A [Number of Question] (e.g. A1,
A2, and A3). Make sure to use #ANMIGchat in all of your tweets!
We hope to see you there!
Carolina Delgado & Katy Holder
ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG) Co-Chairs
Dear Technical Services colleagues,
Do you know a CLA member who is a rising star in Technical Services?
Nominate them for the Technical Services New Leader
Award<http://www.cla-net.org/?305>! Self-nomination is also welcome. Contact
Luiz Mendes (luiz.men...@csun.edu<mailto:luiz.men...@csun.edu>) or Michelle
Alvarado (malvar...@saclibrary.org<mailto:malvar...@saclibrary.org>) to
nominate a CLA member today. Thank you!
CLA Technical Services Interest Group Chair 2015-2016
CALIFORNIA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
TECHNICAL SERVICES NEW LEADER AWARD
SPONSORED BY BRODART
Call for Nominations
The CLA Technical Services New Leader Award cultivates new leadership in the
field of library technical services. The award honors emerging leaders,
enables them to attend and actively participate in the CLA conference and
technical services annual meeting, and encourages and inspires them to
accept leadership roles within both CLA's Technical Services Interest Group
(TSIG) and the association as a whole.
A maximum of one award is given each year. CLA's Technical Services New
Leader is presented with $500 (to help cover conference registration, travel
and lodging expense) and a certificate of recognition. He or she is honored
during our annual conference, and is enrolled into CLA's Mentoring Program.
The CLA Technical Services New Leader Award is sponsored by Brodart.
* Applicants are required to be members of CLA.
* Applicants must be enrolled in a library degree program, be a recent
library school graduate, or have no more than five years of post-master's
* Applicants agree to attend and report on technical services meetings
and programs at the CLA conference and must be willing to serve on a TSIG
committee or task force, or run for TSIG office, following the annual
How to apply
Applicants should submit the following to CLA:
* A brief professional interest statement (no more than 350 words)
explaining your interest and background in technical services and your
* A resume or curriculum vitae and a cover letter are optional.
* Evidence of committee work, special projects, program planning, etc.
at the paraprofessional or student level are all plusses that the committee
* The CLA Technical Services New Leader Award is coordinated by CLA's
Technical Services Interest Group<http://www.cla-net.org/?page=24> (TSIG).
* TSIG reserves the right not to give an award if a qualified candidate
is not found.
* Award recipients will be asked to submit a photograph to be used in
* If you have any questions about the award, please contact Michelle
Alvarado<mailto:malvar...@saclibrary.org> or Luiz
<https://clanet.site-ym.com/?840>CLA Technical Services New Leader Award
* Imad Abeulgasim, UC Berkeley
* Michelle Alvarado, Sacramento Public Library (Chair)
* Ann Duarte, OC Public Libraries
End of Tsig Digest, Vol 53, Issue 16
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